Ipswich 1974-1990 Excavation Archive

Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service, 2015 (updated 2020)

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Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service (2020) Ipswich 1974-1990 Excavation Archive [data-set]. York: Archaeology Data Service [distributor] https://doi.org/10.5284/1034376

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Site name with site code
Period Terms:

CTM: Contaminated - Obvious intrusive material of later date.

Romano-British: Period dates 43-600.

Early Anglo-Saxon: 6th/early 7th century.

Saxon: Period dates c.600-c.1000.

Early Middle Saxon: Period dates c.600-c.700.

Middle Saxon: Period dates c.700-850.

Early Late Saxon: Period dates c.850-900.

Middle Late Saxon/Late Saxon: Period dates c.900-1000.

Late Saxon : Late 9th-10th century Medieval: Period dates c.1000-1600.

Early Medieval: Period dates c.1000-1200.

Late Medieval: Period dates c.1200-1450.

Late Medieval Transitional: Period dates c.1450-1600.

Post-Medieval: Period dates c.1600-1900.

Victorian: Period dates 1837-1901.

Modern: Period dates c.1900-1990.

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